Name Frontier Mountain 01121
Abbreviation FRO 01121
Observed fall No
Place of Recovery Frontier Mountain, Antarctica
Latitude 72° 57' 8'' S
Longitude 160° 27' 45'' E
Find date (dd/mm/yyyy) 16/12/2001
Original Mass (g) 5.1
Mass at MNA (g) 5.09
Thin section available
Type Ordinary chondrite
Class H5
Shock stage S1-2
Weathering grade W3
Fa (Ol) 20
Fs (low Ca Px) 18
  1. Ferraris C., Folco L., Mellini M. and Zeoli A. (2003) Meteorites: 174 new finds from Frontier Mountain and other blue ice fields in the Rennick Glacier and David Glacier regions (Antarctica, 2001-2002). Terra Antartica Reports 8, 185-188.
  2. Folco L. and Rastelli N. (2002) The meteorite collection of the Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide in Siena. December 2002 update. Terra Antartica 9(2), 101-117.
  3. Russell S.S., Zipfel J., Folco L., Jones R., Grady M.M., McCoy T. and Grossman J.N. (2003) The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 87, 2003 July. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 38, A189-A248.

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